Top riders head for Hickstead

By: Horse Deals

Top riders head for Hickstead
Top riders head for Hickstead
Badminton winners, Paul Tapner and Oliver Townend, will challenge Gary Parsonage as he attempts a record-breaking fourth win at this year’s Eventing Grand Prix at the Longines Royal International Horse Show 28 July - 1 August).
Amlin Plus, the leading sport horse and bloodstock insurer, is the event’s new title sponsor.
The course begins and finishes in Hickstead’s International Arena and includes a section of the famous Derby Bank, with a series of cross country obstacles outside the arena.
David Ashby, Amlin Plus managing director and owner of world-class event horses, said: "The Longines Royal International Horse Show is a wonderful show and the Eventing Grand Prix has always been a personal highlight."

Other riders taking on the challenge includes Irish showjumper Shane Breen. together with
New Zealander Mark Todd and his countryman Joe Meyer, this year’s Luhmuhlen four star winner Sharon Hunt, European Champion and Olympic medallist Kristina Cook, Ireland���s Mark Kyle and double European Young Rider medallist Georgie Spence.